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How to Help Denture Mouth Sores


Posted on 10/24/2022 by Dr McMurray
How to Help Denture Mouth SoresMouth sores cause discomfort in an individual and can be extremely annoying. They appear on the inside part of the mouth, usually around the cheek or lip area. They are lesions that appear and disappear on their own, although the phenomenon has never been understood why they do that.

Mouth sores are caused by various factors such as oral infections caused by bacteria, temporal hormonal changes, bites, immune system disorders, nutritional deficit, and insufficient salivation. However, some ways can help denture the mouth sores.

Maximum Dental Hygiene


A sore is an open wound in the mouth that can become infected by the remains of the food particles in the mouth or through bacterial infections. Therefore, maintaining good dental hygiene is key to preventing the formation of sores.

Keeping the mouth clean through brushing teeth and sufficient hydrating is key in healing these sores and preventing reoccurrence. Also, avoiding putting objects such as fingers and pencils is key since these objects are not always sterile and clean and contain germs that would cause the formation of these sores.

Regular Mouth Wash and Rinsing


Regular mouthwashes and rinses are essential in ensuring the mouth sores. Rinsing with saline solutions such as salty water three times a day denture the mouth sore in the mouth. Also, bicarbonate water is a good rinsing product as it has disinfecting abilities and helps heal the sores.

The bicarbonate water is achieved by making a bicarbonate solution in the water needed to perform the rinse. Furthermore, if bicarbonate water is lacking, baking soda may be used as a replacement, and it's easier to make.

In conclusion, dental sores are easily eliminated when the cause of their formation is known. If the sores become severe and painful, the individual must seek dental assistance to know the root of the problem and get a better dental solution.

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